Month: January 2017

Visiting San Miniato Church

Journal Entry #68 Ciao! Today we went to the San Miniato Church and discussed the meaning of family with Fra. Bernardo. Church is a huge part of Florence as a city. The San Miniato Church overlooks the whole city. The two circular patterns on the face of the church represent God’s eyes, which watch and Read More

Epiphany

Journal Entry #67 Epiphany is a held on January 6th, this is the last day of the 12 days of Christmas. The main focus is the manifestation of Christ. In Florence there is a parade that starts at the Palazzo Pitti and ends in front of the Duomo. It includes the arrival of the three Read More

Italian Market

Journal Entry #66 Today we went to the Centrale Market here in Florence, Italy. We were asked to cook an Italian meal, so we made Chicken Rotini. We headed to the market after class to gather up all the ingredients for tonights meal. Some things I noticed about the market was that it is a Read More

Touchdown in Florence

Journal Entry #65 Ciao! I have made it to Florence, Italy. The journey here was interesting. It was my first time flying, so most of the time I would watch others to see what they would do. That has worked well for me and I feel confident going back home when the trip is over. Read More

Preparing for Florence

Journal Entry #64 On January 2nd I will be leaving for Florence, Italy. I’ve known about this study abroad opportunity for over a year now. My sister (follow her: theblondejournals) mentioned it to me when students went last year! We are very happy to have the opportunity to go together and experience the beautiful city Read More

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